Tag Archives: Schmuley Boteach

hagel: bring it on home to zion

Is there any reason for this kicking the nominee for Defense secretary down the road? Like a Bruegel painting, the monstrous and deformed are indeed symbols of moral corruption as the lobbyists against Chuck Hagel’s nomination have tried to attach … Continue reading

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heresies of dilution:why the fuss?

Kind of a cute piece by Elizabeth Renzetti anything that questions the absolute divinity of J.C. is always an attention getter. And it is amusing to see how he has been appropriated within the context of presidential elections and various … Continue reading

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trial of JC: 12 angry pharisees

Was Christ condemned to death by the Jews, as tradition has held for so long, or was he really executed by the Romans as a political offender?… The author of Mark endeavors to meet the difficulty by transferring the responsibility … Continue reading

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no redemption left behind

It was the best of times. It was the worst of times. And if I can add to Dickens, it was the end of times. The end of all times. The Peace Train is coming. Even Dickens was not immune … Continue reading

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appeal of the kit-kat style

Its popular entertainment to attribute the unknown throughout history to secret societies, the esoteric forces and hints of sacred sexuality gone awry. From Umberto Eco’s Prague Cemetery, Dan Brown or even Schmuley Boteach and his blending of implied messianism with¬† … Continue reading

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judging a cover by its book

Biblical prophecy is always a fascinating subject, dealing as it does with the hope of golden age, a repairing of the world, a making whole, a redemption mixed with the equal propensity for apocalyptic destruction. It predates the secular utopianism … Continue reading

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stand-off

It can be said that evolutionary theory is the centerpiece of modern Western thought, in fact of Western secular society, from economics, consumerism, the military, agriculture to parenting and politics. The appeal of linear progression, the basis for invidious comparison … Continue reading

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BILLION DOLLAR BASH

The story of ¬†Goldman-Sachs, the mystique of the firm and the interest, excuse the pun, it has created, lends much credence to the view of the powerful, influential, yet ultimately precarious and fragile role of the ”Court Jew ”; individuals … Continue reading

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